I guess I read about rephotography for the first time about a decade ago in some magazine. Since then, I occasionally came across more examples. They were always in the form of two photos next to each other. Last week, the BBC went one better and posted on its website six pairs in a different way. You see the old snap and using a slider gradually change it to the new one. As usual, it’s easier to see and understand than to explain or describe:
BBC: Scotland’s ever-changing scenery
I was particularly interested when seeing the Loch Tummel (didn’t know it grew so large only after a dam had been built), the Duchray Valley (as an example of Scotland’s shy but existent reforestation) and the Chapelcross one (having spent seven years at the construction of another nuclear power station with four cooling towers).